What we're about
Welcome to the Friends of Valle de Oro NWR's page. We are excited to gather individuals and families together for a variety of NM outdoor gatherings! Thank you for joining us.
Our Mission Statement: The Mission of the Friends of Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge is to help shape and support the Refuge. We will foster a community conversation ethic by promoting environmental and cultural awareness through public education programs and recreational opportunities.
Currently we are organizing a few events key events to encourage more people to get outdoors! Here are a few events that are coming up (more will be coming soon):
• 1) National Trails Day-Mark your calendars! Valle de Oro NWR's FIRST EVER National Trails Day is happening June 6th from 9-12pm! Trail based stewardship, a hike, food, and crafts are all set in the plan! Watch for our event announcement!
• 2) Bike ride in honor of National Get Outdoors Day will begin at 9am! Watch for our event announcement!
• 3) Urban Refuge A.R.T.S. Event on July 11th from 10am-3pm. Watch for our event announcement!
• 4) 3rd Birthday of Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. Check out this video from last years birthday party!